Website Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions ("Terms") outline the rules and regulations for the use of the General Atomics and its affiliated companies' ("GA", "we", "us", "our") websites linking to these Terms ("Websites").

By accessing our Websites you acknowledge these Terms in full.  Do not continue to use our Websites if you do not accept all of the Terms stated on this page.

These Terms apply to any person, entity or individual ("you") who accesses or uses the Websites (in whole or in part).  Please note that our online Privacy Policy form part of these Terms.  Please read these Terms, including our Privacy Policy, carefully before you access any part of our Websites.  Separate terms and conditions may apply to your use of GA services and products where these are notified to you.

Intellectual property rights

Our Websites are owned and operated by us.  Our Websites' content is copyrighted and protected by U.S. and worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions.  In addition, our Websites' content is protected by trade mark laws, the laws of privacy, and communications regulations and statutes.

Unless otherwise stated, GA and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material and content on the Websites, and your use of our Websites does not grant you any intellectual property rights in the content posted thereon.  All intellectual property rights are reserved.  You may view, download and/or print pages from the Websites for your own personal use only, subject to the restrictions set forth in these Terms, and you must not use any part of the content posted on our Websites for a commercial purpose without first obtaining a licence from us and/or our licensors.

You must not make any changes to any content which you have downloaded or printed from our Websites.  If you reproduce the downloaded or printed content in any medium you must ensure that you reproduce it accurately and completely and include a statement acknowledging that it is sourced from our Websites.

All trademarks, service marks, logos and trade names on the Websites, registered and unregistered, are proprietary to GA or its licensors. You may not reproduce, display or otherwise use any such trademarks, service marks, logos or trade names without the prior written consent of GA.

If you use, download, print or reproduce content from our Websites in breach of these Terms your right to use our Websites will immediately end and you must return to us or destroy (at our option) all digital and paper copies of the content that you have made.

Linking to third party sites

Our Websites may contain links to other websites from time to time.  These links are provided for your convenience.  We have no control over, and no responsibility or liability to you for, those other websites or their content.

If you find any link on our Websites or any linked website objectionable for any reason, you may contact us about this.  We will consider requests to remove links but will have no obligation to do so or to respond directly to you.

Hyperlinking to our content

You may link to our home page, to publications or to other information on our Websites so long as the link: (a) is legal; (b) is fair; (c) does not damage GA's reputation; (d) is not in any way misleading; (e) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking site and its products or services; and (f) fits within the context of your site. No link(s) to our Websites may appear on any page of your website or within any context containing content or materials that may be interpreted as libellous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.

If a third party links to one of our Websites, it is not necessarily an indication of an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, affiliation, joint venture or partnership by or with us. In most cases, we are not aware that a third party has linked to one of our Websites.

We reserve the right at any time and in our sole discretion to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our Websites. You agree to immediately remove all links to our Websites upon such request. We also reserve the right to amend these Terms and the above linking policy at any time. By continuing to link to our Websites, you acknowledge and agree to these linking Terms.

If you link to our Websites, you agree to indemnify and defend us against all claims arising out of or based upon your website.

Content liability

Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on our Websites is correct, we do not warrant completeness nor accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that our Websites remain available or that the material on the Websites is kept up to date.  We shall have no responsibility or liability for any content appearing on websites linking to our Websites.  Nothing on our Websites constitutes investment advice.

If you transmit to or post on our Websites any material, data, information or idea by any means, it will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary and may be disseminated or used by us for any purpose.

We do not warrant or represent that your access to our Websites will be free from interruptions, errors, computer viruses or other harmful components.

User limitations and prohibited activities

We make no representation that content or materials in the Websites are appropriate or available for use in the jurisdiction from which you access them.  Access to our content or materials from jurisdictions where such access is illegal is prohibited.  If you choose to access our Websites, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.  We are not responsible for any law violations.

You may only use our Websites for lawful purposes and in compliance with all applicable laws, including (without limitation) data protection and privacy laws, laws relating to copyright of content, laws relating to national security, and laws relating to unsolicited commercial electronic messages.  You may not use our Websites for any purpose that is prohibited by these Terms.

You may not use our Websites in any manner that could: (a) damage, disable, overburden, or impair any GA server, or the network(s) connected to any GA server, (b) interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of our Websites (including, but not limited to, decompiling, disassembling or otherwise reverse engineering or attempting to reconstruct or discover any source code, underlying ideas, algorithms, file formats etc. forming part of the Websites) by any means whatsoever, (c) probe, scan or otherwise test the vulnerability of the Websites or GA systems or network, and/or (d) breach any security or authentication measures.  

You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to our Websites, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any GA server or to any of our services, including through any data extraction, mining or scraping.  You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through our Websites.

If you breach any term of these Terms your right to use our Websites will immediately end.  In addition we may take such other actions including, without limitation, legal action as we consider appropriate.

Disclaimer

Your use of our Websites is at your own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all liability, representations, warranties and conditions relating to our Websites and the use of our Websites (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law in respect of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill).

The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this disclaimer govern all liabilities including those arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless GA, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers to us from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these Terms by you.

No implied waiver

Any failure to exercise or enforce any rights or provisions of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

Severability

If any term or provision of these Terms is declared unlawful, void, or unenforceable for any reason by any court or arbitrator in any jurisdiction, then such term or provision will be deemed severable from the remaining terms or provisions in such jurisdiction and will not affect the validity and enforceability of such remaining terms or provisions in these Terms.

Updates to these Terms

These Terms may be updated or amended by us from time to time without notice to you by posting a revised version of the Terms on the Websites. Any changes will be effective prospectively as of the date noted when the updated Terms are posted. It is your responsibility to periodically review these Terms in case of any such updates or amendments.

Law and jurisdiction

These Terms (and any non-contractual obligations arising out of or in connection with them) are governed by the law of California and the courts of California have exclusive jurisdiction to determine any dispute arising out of or in connection with them (including without limitation in relation to any non-contractual obligations).

Questions

If you have any question about these Terms, our Privacy Policy, or our services, please contact us at webmaster@ga.com.

VERSION DATE: 6 August 2021